By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun

ANKARA

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics continued to top respective conferences after beating their opponents late Friday.

The Lakers managed to beat the Sacramento Kings 99-97 at Staples Center, behind Lebron James’ clutch performance.

James scored 29 points and dished out 11 assists, while sinking both free throws with 5.5 seconds to go to give his team the winning lead.

Anthony Davis played with 17 points and 5 rebounds, while Kentavious Caldwell-Pope found some shooting rhythm with 16 points.

Kyle Kuzma and Alex Caruso combined for 23 points off the bench for the

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